Hello & welcome!

I am:
-a visual communicator attempting to expand to the written word
-a southern transplant to the mid-Atlantic of the US, now living in Ukraine
-a teacher & forever-student
-a sometimes artist and frequent art viewer
-interested in history & the lessons it teaches
-wrestling my yard into shape with mediocre gardening skills yardless. But now I have a few indoor plants.
-traveling: usually near, sometimes far & occasionally only in my mind

I am documenting so I don’t forget. I am inspired by my Grandma who was lucky to have lived a long life with many adventures.  After every journey she sat at her typewriter to record her memories.

I am here to document my journeys and discoveries.
Thank you for stopping by & I hope to see you again.


41 thoughts on “About

  1. Your “I am” sounds just like me, except for the gardening because I gave up on that a long time ago. Thanks for stopping by my blog, I hope to read more of your posts soon.

  2. Thank you for stopping by my blog, and for the Like. It gave me the chance to visit yours, and I’m totally impressed. Your photos made me catch my breath, and your writing is honest and inviting. I’m looking forward to browsing some more!

  3. Wow! I really enjoy your about page. I feel like I know you, and yet there’s still a lot of mystery…. Looking forward to following your posts!

  4. Woodrabbit, on a sidd note, I am am ironrabbit with visual journeys. I love that you are about and look forward to sharing your journeys with you. Thanks for checking out my Lost in the Details and the follow.

  5. Hi R,
    Loved your photography.. hope u give me some tips about food photography for my amateur blog as well. thank you looking forward to more beautiful posts from u.

  6. Hello newest Spikey! I know, a bit corny, eh, but that’s the term that has come to stick for those folk who are part of the clan known to be followers of Uncle Spike 🙂

    Thank you… I really appreciate that as I for one, know how many interesting and entertaining blogs are out there.

    My aim is to deliver an eclectic offering of posts, from my ‘point n shoot’ attempts at basic photography, to the sharing of my travel adventures over the decades, as well as day to day happenings here on the farm. Oh, plus a few observations on life as I see it, thrown in for good measure.

    My promise to you is not to be overbearing, just a couple of posts a day, maybe 3 at weekends if I have something special to share. But if you are at a loose end one day, maybe you’ll enjoy trawling through some of my older stuff too. I have added plenty of categories to help in said digging process.

    Thanks again and hope you have a great day…


  7. Thank you so much for stopping by at my blog. I loved your blog, some lovely photos.
    I hope you will visit me back. I will be following you on your journey 🙂

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